A Brief Note On Gender Roles Of Communication

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Arisah Donovan
February 18, 2015

Gender Roles in Communication
Every person born into this world has been misunderstood at one point in time, or another. It can be frustrating at best, or cause major errors to occur in an industry at its worst. However, there are solutions to these types of miscommunications that people tend to have. For instance, if people took the time to understand the behaviors, dispositions, characters, and cultures of different individuals, everyone would have better success in communicating with one another.
There are a variety of ways people tend to communicate, though primarily done through the use of speech and body language. Yet even without the use of language, people can easily tell if someone is angry,
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Males on the other hand tend to talk about sports, hobbies and finances.
While speaking women tend to use more pronouns and fillers whereas men tend to use fewer qualifiers.
For example Female: This is a super cool shirt, I love it! Male: This shirt is cool. Transition: Next we will look at the patterns of behavior in both men and women
I. Behavior is recognized by the way someone conducts themselves and reacts to situations.
II. Behavior especially is tool of communication that people both consciously and unconsciously use in everyday life.
i.e. Kendra Cherry writes about psychology of the conscious and unconscious mind according to Freud.
The mind can be divided into two main parts: In quote
1. “The conscious mind includes everything that we are aware of. This is the aspect of our mental processing that we can think and talk about rationally. A part of this includes our memory, which is not always part of consciousness but can be retrieved easily at any time and brought into our awareness. Freud called this ordinary memory the preconscious.”

2. “The unconscious mind is a reservoir of feelings, thoughts, urges, and memories that is outside of our conscious awareness. Most of the contents of the unconscious are unacceptable or unpleasant, such as feelings of pain, anxiety, or conflict. According to Freud, the unconscious continues to
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